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Senior Pastor:
Currently Open
Our Senior Pastor Abe Cardosa, has retired after a successful ministry, with his wife Joannie (who served as our secretary) this summer.  (July 2020)
For the immediate future, our pulpit will be filled with a rotation of gifted pastors, many who have a leadership role at Central Baptist Theological Seminary in Minneapolis, as well as our own Associate Pastor Scott Gamble, and missionaries.
Associate Pastor:
Scott Gamble
Scott Gamble has been a member at First Baptist for nearly a decade.  He graduated from Central Baptist Theological Seminary in May of 2015, and was voted on to our staff soon after. Scott and MiKayla have been married since August of 2012. They have two young children and are enjoying being new parents.  Scott’s door is typically always open for theological discussion, prayer, or anything else.
Youth Pastor:
Chris Scheuerell
Chris Scheuerell graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2010 with a degree in Youth Ministry and in August of 2015 he joined our staff.  Chris enjoys spending time in the outdoors.  He loves to hunt, fish, and go camping. He also enjoys playing golf, disc golf, ultimate frisbee, baseball, and badminton. Chris and his wife Elyssa were married in October of 2015 and have one son, Crosby.
Worship Director:
Mitchell Elliott
Mitchell Elliott studied Biblical and Theological Studies and also Philosophy at Bethel University.  He joined our staff in February of 2017. Mitch has been married to his wife, Angela, since 2011.  He enjoys writing, playing, and listening to music.  He spends his free time playing sports, weightlifting, and playing strategy games such as Chess, Shogi, and GO.  His favorite hobby, however, is reading books on theology and church history. 
Amanda Warren
Amanda Warren joined the staff of FBC in 2020. Amanda is married to Brent and together they have 4 children. They have attended FBC for six years and have been active in VBS and Awana. Brent is currently on the Church Council.
Sandy Wicklund
Sandy Wicklund has been a member at First Baptist for 43 years.  She has been on the office staff for the past 18 years. She has been married to her husband Warren for 51 years.  Together they have 3 children and 8 grandchildren.  Sandy enjoys being active in our AWANA, MOPPETS, and MOPS programs at church. 
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